Tag Archives: Chapin

Some Indy School Best Practices!

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Why re-invent the wheel, when we can grow community by sharing what we do best! Our schools are lucky to have the insight & creativity that our diverse families bring to the community. RIISE encourages families of color to give voice to their perspectives, gain consensus, and make things happen! Regardless of your role in […]

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RIISE Podcast – Partnerships: Affinity Groups In Indy Schools

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RIISE Podcast Affinity groups or networks are a valuable resource in independent school communities. Today we talk with Naima Qadir from Chapin about her leadership role as Chair of the Parents of Children of Color – POCC, and the importance of the group to the larger community. Click image to listen [Listen on our SoundCloud Channel https://soundcloud.com/4riise-1/partnerships-affinity-groups-in-indy-schools] […]

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Guest Blog – Alile Eldridge, Chapin, reflects on #IndySchoolGirlsofColor event

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    Thank you to member school, Chapin for hosting a lovely event! Thank you to our panelists & guests for making it possible & powerful-RIISE I had the opportunity to listen to a podcast interview in which RIISE founder Gina Parker Collins spoke with Dr. Howard C. Stevenson, a noted author and Professor of Education and […]

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April 12th – Judith Ohikuare has expectations for #indyschoolgirlsofcolor

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RIISE dubs 2014 year of the GIRL We recognize Her and mentor Her transformation into WOMAN Our anticipation is high for RIISE & Chapin’s April 12th event – Girls of Color & The Women They Become: A look at success through an independent school lens. And we are super thrilled to have event moderator and today’s guest blogger, […]

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Dr. Joy Lawson Davis 2/22@ The IDEAL School of Manhattan -“My High Achieving Kid of Color is Doing Just Fine! Right?”

Many have inquired. They’ve been asking for Dr. Joy Lawson Davis, a noted scholar focused on cultural diversity issues in gifted and advanced learner education. Dr. Joy, as RIISE affectionately calls her, is an educator and consultant, and a regular RIISE contributor who sits on the board of the National Association for Gifted Children; she […]

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Chapin POCC Hosts Eve of Money Making & Korean BBQ

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    RIISE was invited by Chapin’s Coordinator of Community Life and Diversity, Alile Eldridge and Parents of Children of Color’s Co-Chair Jaime Kim Ross to participate with Chapin as they looked ahead at summer opportunities for our kids, networking, and making Korean BBQ. It was cold out, but we walked in on a warm […]

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RIISE Spotlight: DAIS – A Love Supreme

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A Love Supreme by John Coltrane, do you know the album? A four part suite broken up into tracks – Acknowledgement, Resolution, Pursuance, and Psalm. A Love Supreme, one of the greatest Jazz albums, comes to mind when I think about the journey and commitment of The Marables and DAIS. [youtube=http://youtu.be/hsxZuPXNGnU&w=100&h=100] Joan and Ken have been […]

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